2014 has been a busy year for John 5. With Rob Zombie, he has been on tour in the US and Europe for the summer festival circuit – and he is due out on the road again in September. In between that the axe man has been working on his eighth studio album – Careful With That Axe – a series of studio films with Jonny Coffin, and he is planning a live streaming concert for the fans (more info coming on that here at John-5.com later in August).
He speaks to examiner.com about all aspects of his work, including touring, home-life, live DVD’s and more.
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Alternative Revolt sat down with John 5, before Rob Zombie’s recent show at at Austin’s Fuel Arena to talk Zombie’s latest album release “Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor“, their live DVD – “The Zombie Horror Picture Show” – and John 5′s upcoming solo release; “Careful With That Axe“.
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Before Rob Zombie played their set in Budapest a few days ago, John 5 sat with the folks at rockbook.hu and gave them this interview, where they touched on subjects including working on Zombie’s movie scores, what its like juggling life as a father, husband and rock star, his next album ‘Careful With That Axe’ and his continuing friendship with Manson, Twiggy and Dave Lee Roth.
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Rob Zombie will be playing Monster Energy’s AFTERSHOCK 2014, in Sacremento CA on Sunday September 14.
The festival will also see acts such as Five Finger Death Punch, Viza, Pennywise, Lacuna Coil and Black Label Society.
Tickets are on sale from Friday June 6, @10am PST: aftershockconcert.com/tickets
For more tour dates go to: john-5.com/main/tour/
It was announced via a teaser video, posted on his official website, on Friday (16 May), that Rob Zombie will be working on a new mysterious project called ‘31‘. The film career spanning video, finishes with a cryptic view of a painted mask and the title.
Late last night John 5 announced via his Instagram that he had been picked by Zombie to score the film, making this the second film project John has scored on for Rob (the first being 2013′s The Lords of Salem). In his confirmation message, John said, “Well it’s official Rob has hired me to do the score to his next movie 31, I’m very honored and excited.”
For more information, sign up at robzombie.com to the mailing list to get up-to-date info on this new venture.
The brand new photo book from Rob Zombie and photographer Rob Fenn, which showcases photos never released to the public, is now available from Rob Fenn’s site musicthroughthelens for pre-order. It will be a timeless book not only to Rob Zombie fans, but music fans everywhere.
The 12″ x 9″, 272 page, hard cover photo book will be released May 20, 2014, and can be yours for $49.95. You can also get it as part of a pre order bundle that includes an autograph 18″ x 24″ Rob Zombie Canvas and the photo book for $125.00.
ORDER THE BOOK: musicthroughthelens.com/zombie-horror-picture-show
ORDER THE BUNDLE: musicthroughthelens.com/product/photo-book-autograph-canvas
While out on tour with Rob Zombie in Australia for the Soundwave Festival, Metal Obsession grabbed a chat with John where they spoke about the new Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor album, the forthcoming Live DVD/Blu-Ray and even a little about the next John 5 solo album.
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Check out this video interview conducted backstage at Soundwave 2014, on the Sydney leg of the tour, where John 5 chats to AU Review about the tour, working with Rob Zombie, K.D. Lang on his own solo material and much more.
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Check out this interview conducted at Soundwave 2014, where Spotlight Report sits down to chat with John about his work with Rob Zombie, working with Marilyn Manson, and explains what was one of the coolest shows he ever played out.
John 5 is currently on tour with Rob Zombie in Australia for Soundwave 2014.
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Following on from the posting of the cover artwork for the forthcoming, FIRST EVER, live DVD/Blu-Ray from Rob Zombie, the tracklist has now been revealed:
1. ‘Teenage Nosferatu Pussy’, 2. ‘Superbeast’, 3. ‘Super-Charger Heaver’, 4. ‘Living Dead Girl’, 5. ‘We’re an American Band’, 6. ‘More Human Than Human’, 7. ‘Sick Bubblegum’
8. ‘Never Gonna Stop’, 9. ‘Ging Gang Gong De Do Gong De Laga Raga’, 10. ‘Meet the Creeper’, 11. ‘Mars Needs Women’, 12. ‘House of 1000 Corpses’, 13. ‘The Lords of Salem’, 14. ‘Dead City Radio and the New Gods of Supertown’, 15. ‘Thunder Kiss ’65′, 16. ‘Dragula’
The DVD has a tentative release of May 2014, with more details coming SOON!
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Its that time of the years when Revolver Magazine host rocks version of the Oscars – the Golden Gods Awards. This year Rob Zombie and his band are in the running for BEST LIVE BAND – this is a people’s voting choice award so we need YOU – THE FANS – to get your voting fingers at the ready and vote like your lives depend on it.
In 2013, John 5, was crowned ‘Best Guitarist‘ while Rob picked up the coveted ‘Golden God‘ inductee award.
Watch John 5 and Rob Zombie, sit down backstage in Sydney, to chat with Soundwave TV about their relationship.
Rob Zombie is currently in Australia for the Soundwave Festival tour, as well as a series of “sidewave” dates with Korn.
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Yes, yes, you’ve all been waiting and would have seen the tease Rob Zombie posted on his Instagram the other week, but now, we’re getting closer to release information on the forthcoming LIVE DVD. Here is what John 5 said on Facebook today, along with the unveiling of the DVD front cover:
“Yes yes indeed, the FIRST EVER live DVD from Rob Zombie will be out on DVD/Blu Ray this May – excited!“
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A bonanza of 2014 dates for you USA Zombie fans. Today we are announcing dates in Atlanta, North Myrtle Beach, Birmingham Al, Louisville, Richmond, Baltimore, Port Chester, Providence and Camden NJ.
Tickets will be on sale on 14 February 1014 and you can find out more by visiting the tour page or reading the rest of the story by clicking >> (more…)
2014 continues to get busier as more Rob Zombie tour dates are announced, including Roskilde 2014 in Denmark, two sideshow dates in Australia with Korn, more dates in France, and co-headlining dates with Megadeth.
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The tour diary is getting full. Adding to the dates already for the UK, Sweden, Germany and France included, fans in Russia and Italy can now get their hands on tickets to Rob Zombie shows. In Italy, Rob Zombie will be joining Megadeth for two new dates at the end of June. They will appear at Rock in Roma Open Air in Rome, on 26 June and Ippodromo Del Galoppo Open Air in Milan on 27 June 2014. And Russian fans will see RZ in Moscow and St Petersburg.
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Rob Zombie is proving there is no rest for the wicked, as he adds another date to his 2014 tour diary.
This time he will be in Austria, helping Novarock celebrate 10 years of its festival, from 13 – 15 June.
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Summer in Europe is turning out to be a very Zombie summer, with Rob Zombie announcing that he will be playing at the Aerodrome festival in Budapest AND Prague. Zombie will be playing on 16 June at the Budapest Park in Hungary. Tickets are already available here: www.eventim.hu and you can find out more here: http://www.aerodrome.hu/
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On the recent ‘Night of the Living Dreads’ tour, as the Rob Zombie and Korn camps rolled into Grand Rapids for their show at the Deltaplex, John 5 stopped to speak to The Examiner about coming home to Michigan, touring, working on Venomous Rat Regeneration Vendor, Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare haunted festival and all the different balls he has been juggling this year in terms of work.
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Just before the Night of the Living Dreads tour rolled into Casper Wyoming a few days ago, John 5 chatted with Butch from 943 Loudwire.com about the tour, playing with Korn and a lot more besides.
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Currently John 5 is on tour with Rob Zombie, on their co-headliner with Korn for the Night of the Living Dreads tour. Feedback has been amazing from the fans. And while there are still a number of dates to go on this tour, plans are already underway for 2014, with three new tour date announcements this week from the Zombie camp.
Download 2014 on the weekend of the 13 – 15 June, Sweden Rock Festival on 4 – 7 June in Solvesburg, Sweden and now Westfest 2014, in New Zealand on Wednesday 19 February at the Vector Arena, Auckland.
Check out more on the tour page here: john-5.com/main/tour/
Check it out! A perfect gift for your Halloween party celebrations, here is the brand new video from Rob Zombie – his cover of the Grand Funk Railroad track “We’re an American Band”. The video, as well as featuring live footage from Zombie’s summer touring, also features clips from fan video submissions.
Can you spot your submission in there?
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